Category Archives: Parliamentary Union

2011 British Debate

Hello, blog readers! My name is Matt Michaloski ‘14 and I will have the privilege of reporting periodically on all the exciting Rhetoric Department events of the semester. This past Monday marked the first such event and proved to be … Continue reading

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The British, Moot Court, and W. Norwood Brigance

There are currently events aplenty in the Rhetoric Department.  This past Tuesday the Parliamentary Union and the Rhetoric Department hosted the annual British Debate. A lively, overflowing crowd packed Baxter 101 to see British debaters Lewis Iwu and Mary Nugent … Continue reading

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Parliamentary Union opens 2008-09 season with success

The Wabash College Parliamentary Union brought home several awards from the Purdue Boilermaker Speech and Debate Tournament this last weekend (Sept. 12-14, 2008). A total of twenty-two students participated in all or part of the tournament in some fashion, resulting … Continue reading

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Wabash Defends National Title — Brings Home First Place at DSR-TKA National Tournament

The Wabash College Parliamentary Union defended the debate championship it won at the University of Mississippi in 2007 by again taking first place in Parliamentary Debate at the 2008 DSR-TKA National Tournament, held March 7-8 at the University of Florida. … Continue reading

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Parliamentary Union Finishes 5th in State—Gussman leads way with state championship in Impromptu.

The state of Indiana has a distinguished history as a premiere location for intercollegiate forensics competition.  In 1874, Wabash joined Asbury, Butler, Hanover, Indiana, and Purdue to form the first Indiana oratorical association.  That tradition continues today through the Indiana … Continue reading

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Parliamentary Union Scores Success at Bulldog Battle

Parliamentary Union successfully opened 2008 by claiming several awards at the “Bulldog Battle,” a Speech and Debate competition held at Butler University on January 19. In an academic replication of the battle for the Monon Bell, Wabash and DePauw faced … Continue reading

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